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Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Mercury"

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Title:
Edward Hitchcock classroom lecture notes, "Mercury"
Description:
Chemistry lecture notes by Edward Hitchcock primarily discussing certain metals and relating chemistry to the mineral, vegetable, and animal. Hitchcock focuses on mercury, silver, gold, and platinum, listing experiments to perform with these materials, alloys that can be made with them, and different solvents and chlorides of these metals. He then discusses analyzing the chemical makeup of minerals, plant matter, and animal. Topics covered include mineral waters, vegetable gums and resins, sugar, alcohol, putrefaction, gelatin, albumen, urea, and blood, among others.
Creator:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
[1826–1855]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Lecture notes
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 10 Folder 7 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Chemistry
Study and teaching (Higher)
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
1 item (94 pages) ; 22 cm
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Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Notes (date):
The notes are undated. Dates provided are taken from the dates of the series.
Notes (object):
Pagination includes blanks pages which were not digitized.
Language:
English